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There are a lot of craft sites out there both for ideas and buying products.  Here I will list a few of my favorites and add new ones as I come across them.  Follow me on Pinterest for even more patterns, tutorials and ideas. 

Joann Fabrics

Hobby Lobby

The Spotted Canary - general and papercrafting

I have found so many wonderful patterns, tutorials and tips while blog hopping and in email updates from my favorite bloggers that I just had to share!

**Please be respectful and only use these patterns for personal use unless permission has been given otherwise.  If posting projects on your blog, please inlcude the link of the pattern or tutorial that you used.**

Pattern Tutorials

Dental floss and Sewing by Slip Stitches and More

Deb's Creations - Towel Wrap

The Crafters Notebook - Collection of Tutorials

Craftaholics Anonymous - Collection of tutorials

The Crafty Mummy - List of  Sewing Tutorials

Angela's Sewing for Sanity - List of Sewing Tutorials

Sewplicity - Easy Tote Bag Pattern

Kelly Rachel - One Fat Quarter Gift Bag - Quick and Easy

Craftaholics Anonymous - Super duper easy burp cloth

Melissa Sews - Baby Tag blanket Tutorial

Sew Many Ways - Kitchen Sponge Pin Cushion Tutorial

Craftaholics Anonymous - Lacey T-shirt tutorial

My Creative Stirrings - Easy diaper changing pad tutorial

Creations by Kara - Baby washcloths tutorial

Sew 4 Home - Baby Blanket with ruffle tutorial

Chasing Cottons - Quilting Tutorials

Totally Tutorials - TONS of Craft Tutorials (over 600 sewing tutorials!!)

Sewplicity - Collection of Tutorials

em ay kay ee {make} - Collection of tutorials

Noodlehead - Collection of Tutorials

Tea Rose Home - Fabric Frisbee (to play with indoors)

Tea Rose Home - Sew Stylish (wrist) Pincushion

Sew Many Ways - Collection of Tutorials

Sew Chic and Unique - Collection of Tutorials

Sew Mama Sew! - Huge Collection of Tutorials

Roses are Blue - Doggie Bandana that goes over their collar

The Crafty Mummy - Needle Case Tutorial

The Crafty Mummy - Indoor Frisbee

Moda Bake Shop - Layer Cake Wallet

Moda Bake Shop - Girls Pillowcase dress (without the pillow case)

Moda Bake Shop - Charming Pincushion

Moda Bake Shop - Coupon Clutch

The Crafty Mummy - Crochet Hook Roll

Bluebird Sews - Pincushion Tutorial

Knottyville - Totebag, tissue holder and clutch

Nebraska Views - Denim Pot Holder

Creating My Way to Success - Easy Zip Coin Purse

Sewplicity - Golf Towel Tutorial

Just Another Hang Up - Chick-sicle (very cute!  Rice filled soothie for kids)

Sew For Home - Reflective Dog Bandana

Domestic Deadline - Card Wallet

Sew Dang Cute - Collection of Tutorials

The Crazy, Blessed Life - Zippered Pouch Tutorial

Make and Takes - Easy Hooded Bath Towel for toddlers

See Kate Sew - Bow Tutorial

Sew Mama Sew - Classic Tote Bag

Little Birdie Secrets - Summer Beach Tote Tutorial with Free Printable Tags

Obsessively Stitching - Covered Notebook

By Small Means - Covered Notebook and Pen

Sew 4 Home - Gift Card or Business Card Holder

Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom - Tooth Fairy Pillow

Rainbow Gardens - Quilted Mug Rugs and Mug Cozies

See Kate Sew - Box Pleat Headband

See Kate Sew - Pleat Weeks - full of tips and tutorials

Sumo's Sweet Stuff - Twirl Dress Tutorial - child

Sewplicity - Ruffled Jellyroll Dress - child

Sew Many Ways - Fabric Twist Tie - Quick, Easy, Affordable!!  Would make great stocking stuffers, too.

See Kate Sew - Rawr Plushie Dinosaur Pattern

Sewplicity - Back to School Tutorial List - Lap Desk, drawstring back pack, pencil case and more

Craftaholics Anonymous - How to make a fabric rosette flower video

Creating My Way to Success - Travel Document Wallet Tutorial 

Little Birdie Secrets - How to make a daisy flower tutorial

Sew Many Ways - Knee Pincushion

Scattered Thoughts of a Crafy Mom - Sewing and stenciling for Boys (adorable outfits!)
                                                                Quilted Table Runner

Sew Many Ways - Cell Phone Case

The Crafty Mummy - Sew a Bento Box
                                     Bag Tag 

The Crafty Cupboard - Business Card Holder

B is for Boy - Easy Tote Bag from re-purposed jeans

Happy Together - Rag Quilt Letters/Numbers Tutorial

Sew Many Ways - Credit Card Case

The Mother Huddle - Ruffle Chiffon Flower

Sewplicity - Photo Wall Quilt
                    Bag Tutorials
                    DSLR Camera Lens Case
                   Quick and Easy Bindless Table Runner

See Kate Sew - Little Button Pouch
                           Linen Satchel

Happy Hour Projects - Sewing Machine Cover

Angela's Sewing for Sanity - Easy Quilted Pot Holder

Patchwork PosseScrappy Needle Keeper

Sew4Home - Key Fob Wristlets (scrapbuster)

The Mother Huddle - Santa Sack Advent Calendar

The Purl Bee - 20 Minute Tote

Sew Many Ways - Card Holder from a Placemat

Sewing Tips

Sugar Tart Crafts - Adding Bias Tape Tutorials

See Kate Sew - Perfect Top-Stitching

See Kate Sew - Opening a Button Hole

See Kate Sew - Introduction to the Serger (I would love to have a serger!)

Moda Bake Shop - Tips: Equivalent Measures (fat quarters, jelly rolls, layer cakes, etc)

The Crafty Mummy - Mending and Hemming Tips

Sewplicity - Flat Felled Seam Tutorial

The Mother Huddle - Fabric Hanging Baskets or Pockets

Or So She Says - Lunch Money Cuff Tutorial
                              Valentine Mail Pouch

Cat 'n Cart Crafts - Purse sized tissue holder cover

Sewplicity - Craft Show Tips

Sewplicity - How to Sew a Zippered Pocket

Sew Much Ado - Folding Templates

Sew4Home - Bias Tape Tutorial - Very well done.  Shows how to cut your own bias tape and how to sew it on, even around corners!

See Kate Sew - Sewing 101: Fabric Grain

Sew Fantastic - Make Your Own Bias Tape


  1. thanks for recently visitng my blog and commenting on my potholder tutorial...very kind of you!

    Thanks also for listing my blog/tutorials, "angela's sewing for sanity"....

    now following.

  2. wow - what a great collection of resources! Thanks for sharing all these


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